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Evaluation of California’s Standards Based Accountability System: Final Report, November 1999

By Gloria Guth, Deborah Holtzman, Steve Schneider, Lisa Carlos, James R. Smith, Gerald Hayward, Naomi Calvo


The evaluation was designed to examine the state’s Standards-Based Accountability System and its relationship with local accountability efforts and initiatives.

In particular, the evaluation focused on the status and impact of local accountability systems, content standards, assessment measures, use of data, consequences and incentives, and challenges and assistance in school districts across the state.

The findings of the study and its implications for policy are reported in this document.

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Copyright: 1999
Format: PDF
Pages: 239
Publisher: California Department of Education